Newcastle United v Manchester City | Match Preview

Newcastle United v Manchester City | Match Preview

Saturday’s early kick-off sees the reigning champions make the journey north to St. James’ Park. The Sky Blues will be still be hurting after last week’s loss which saw Manchester United put an end to City’s impressive unbeaten home record stretching back to over two years.  Roberto Mancini will be looking for a response and with a six point gap at the top, City can ill afford to slip up.  The Magpies have not quite managed to reach the dizzy …
West Brom v West Ham | Match Preview

West Brom v West Ham | Match Preview

West Brom and West Ham had to both swallow bitter pills last week after they were both on the losing side. Both managers would have felt hard done by. But despite the loss both teams will be relatively pleased with the starts they have made. West Brom currently lie in sixth place and the Hammers are only four points off the Champions League places. The clash at the Hawthorns should be a close and tense affair and with both teams …
Stoke Vs Everton | Match Preview

Stoke Vs Everton | Match Preview

Tony Pulis will be hoping his side continue their good run of form when Everton visit the Britannia on Saturday afternoon.  Their 0-0 draw away at Aston Villa last week extended their unbeaten run to six leaves them ninth in the table. Their home form, like many Stoke seasons, has been the foundation of their success. They remain unbeaten in seven home games with draws against Manchester City and Arsenal the highlights so far. Everton grabbed their first win in …
Norwich City vs Wigan Athletic | Match Preview

Norwich City vs Wigan Athletic | Match Preview

The Canaries will hope to continue their great run of form against Wigan and extend their ten game unbeaten streak. Norwich are currently third in the form table from the past six games. This includes victories over Manchester United and most recently Swansea. Chris Hughton’s men have not lost at home since September 29th to Liverpool. Wigan dropped into the bottom three in mid-week after Sunderland’s victory over Reading. Both Norwich and Wigan have scored the same amount of goals …
Sunderland vs Reading | Match Preview & Player Stats

Sunderland vs Reading | Match Preview & Player Stats

Much was expected of Martin O’Neil’s Sunderland side this season, yet The Black Cats currently are placed in the drop-zone after an awful start. Their visitors on Tuesday night are Reading, who also have struggled this season and find themselves starting to get cut adrift in the bottom-three. The match is a re-arranged fixture after the initial game between the two-sides was postponed and both teams will be looking at this match as one to kick-start their season. Past Meeting …
Fulham v Newcastle | Match Preview

Fulham v Newcastle | Match Preview

Fulham host Newcastle United on Monday night in a battle between two sides that have flattered to deceive so far this season. Martin Jol’s men started the season well but have slipped away recently and are without a win in eight, picking up just four points. Newcastle’s 3-0 win over Wigan last Monday halted a run of four consecutive defeats and they sit in 14th place, 10 places lower than they were this time last season. Gael Bigirimana’s stunning strike …
Arsenal Vs West Bromwich Albion Match Preview | Player Stats

Arsenal Vs West Bromwich Albion Match Preview | Player Stats

Derby Day Dogfight: The Battle of Manchester | Statistical Preview

Derby Day Dogfight: The Battle of Manchester | Statistical Preview

Here we go again. The top-of-the-table clash between the two Manchester clubs is upon us. It might be relatively early in the season still, but it would be silly to say this will have no bearing on where the title is going at the end of the season. As it stands, both Manchester United and Manchester City are well ahead of their nearest opponents in the league table, with Chelsea being 10 points behind Manchester United and 7 points behind …
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